The Society for Foodservice Management (SFM) will host its 30th National Conference from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 in San Francisco for onsite foodservice industry professionals. The four-day event, titled "Building Bridges, Competitive Strategies for Today and Tomorrow," will feature educational sessions on building business strategies, career and personal development and culinary innovation. The Culinary Institute of America will present culinary sessions on flavors and unique dining options. The conference will also include a complementary seafood sustainability resource tour, a scheduled restaurant dine around and a Walk for Hunger Awareness across the Golden Gate Bridge.

The SFM National Conference will take place at the Westin St. Francis Hotel. Registration is open through C
onference attendees who complete their registration on or before Aug. 18 will receive a discount.